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Posted by: chnarendra

Manama :: Bahrain | updated 2013-12-18 12:39:33 -0800 | political-news

The Amnesty International deplored that the arrest of the prominent opposition leader Khalil al-Marzouq in Bahrain last night is the authorities’ latest move to tighten the noose on political opposition in the country and silence anyone seen to be critical...
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Posted by: chnarendra

Manama :: Bahrain | updated 2013-08-16 08:42:08 -0700 | political-news

The Bahraini authorities must not crack down on mass anti-government protests scheduled for tomorrow said Amnesty International. The organization fears that new legislation introduced last week will be used to legitimize the use of force to quash peaceful protests. “The...
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Posted by: SomiaSandhu

Manama :: Bahrain | updated 2013-09-30 16:03:05 -0700 | political-news

Posted by: Somia Sandhu Date: 13, Aug 2013, Bahrain states an American educator dispatched and tweeted parts that incited abhorrence" against the government and the regal family and has booted her out of the kingdom. The Ministry of Communications said...
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Posted by: chnarendra

Manama :: Bahrain | updated 2013-08-07 08:11:12 -0700 | political-news

Two new emergency decrees issued by the King of Bahrain last night, which include the banning of all protests, are a further shameful attempt to completely ban any form of dissent and freedom of expression in the country, Amnesty International...
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Breaking News: Bahrain Parliament Moves to Curtail Basic Rights
Posted by: chnarendra

Manama :: Bahrain | updated 2013-08-01 17:47:53 -0700 | political-news

The Bahrain parliament’s call at an extraordinary meeting on July 28, 2013, to impose a series of emergency measures will severely restrict basic rights. The action would give the authorities excessive powers to act arbitrarily to restrict such rights as...
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Breaking News: Bahrain must release teacher activist
Posted by: chnarendra

Manama :: Bahrain | updated 2013-07-02 10:02:06 -0700 | political-news

The Bahraini Cassation Court’s decision to uphold the convictions against two leaders of the Teachers Association is a charade and yet another example of the heavy price government critics pay in Bahrain for their views, Amnesty International said today. Mahdi...
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Posted by: chnarendra

Manama :: Bahrain | updated 2013-06-23 07:48:13 -0700 | political-news

New laws and lengthy jail terms for activists have put freedom of association in Bahrainunder severe threat, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Bahraini authorities have left hardly any space for peaceful political dissent. Through a mix...
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Breaking News: Maneuvers in the  Arabian Gulf do not target Iran
Posted by: Fury60

Manama :: Bahrain | updated 2013-05-24 00:03:14 -0700 | political-news

- The Admiral John Miller, commander of the U.S. Fifth Fleet said on Sunday that the vast naval exercises in the Gulf began with the participation of 41 countries do not target Iran. The U.S. officer said at a press...
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Breaking News: Bahrain accuses Iran's Revolutionary Guards to form a "terrorist" cell
Posted by: Fury60

Manama :: Bahrain | updated 2013-02-20 15:33:33 -0800 | political-news

General Commander of Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Mohammad Ali Jafari ABU DHABI Bahrain accused Iran's Revolutionary Guards forming a militant cell to assassinate public figures in the Gulf kingdom and attacking the airport and government buildings. Bahraini authorities said in...
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Posted by: rsa76

Manama :: Bahrain | updated 2013-03-18 10:21:09 -0700 | political-news

Bahrain's government should begin a new Sunday evening session of the national dialogue with the opposition Shiite, who announced his participation in extremis conditions under talks. The dialogue aims to break the political impasse is plunged this small Gulf kingdom...
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Posted by: namedo

Manama :: Bahrain | updated 2013-03-11 17:09:24 -0700 | political-news

Five bomb explosions in the Bahraini capital Manama on Monday, killing two street cleaners and wounding another worker, say officials. Government authorities said five homemade explosive devices exploded in the Manama neighborhoods of Gudaibiya and Adliya. where Bahraini state news...
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Breaking News: Bahraini human rights activist sentenced to 3 years for participating in unauthorized protests
Posted by: northsunm32

Manama :: Bahrain | updated 2012-08-17 23:51:36 -0700 | political-news

A Bahrain court has sentenced activist Nabeel Rajab to 3 years in prison. The court convicted Rajab for participating in unauthorized protests against the monarchy. The Al-Khalifa monarchy is Sunni whereas the majority in Bahrain are Shia. Rajab's lawyer commented:“It...
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Posted by: StephenManual

Manama :: Bahrain | updated 2012-07-28 01:42:42 -0700 | political-news

The uprising that started in March last year in Bahrain still continues, though King Hamad bin al-Khalifa has managed to lower intensity of protests against his rule. The monarch has been in power since 1999. Bahrain is a Shia-majority country,...
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Breaking News: Bahrain Released British Television Journalists
Posted by: Falconcrest

Manama :: Bahrain | updated 2012-04-26 12:45:51 -0700 | political-news

British Channel 4 News reported ,The government of Bahrain was arrested crew of British Channel 4 News on Sunday, April 22, Jonathan Miller, cameraman Joe Sheffer, and producer Dave Fuller, Bahrain's police clamed the crew worked without accreditation , the...
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Source: Newyork Times

Manama :: Bahrain | updated 2012-06-21 21:59:05 -0700 | travel-news

Mazen Mahdi/European Pressphoto Agency A confrontation between the police and residents in a village near the capital. The man, Salah Abbas Habib, 36, was a leader of antigovernment protests who took part in a demonstration on Friday afternoon. He then...
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